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Kwara politics: Parable of the blind bald eagle

Blind bald eagle...can become desperate and dangerous to itself and its environment

*Can the people rescue themselves this time around? From Tunde Mohammed Building a house of stone on sand is folly. Building a house of sand on stone is yet another. But an ounce of understanding profits more than a pound of exertion. As the important 4th November 2017 local council …

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Kwara: Hate speech and burden of good governance

hate speech

*Why Governor Ahmed needs another mirror From Tunde Mohammed I do not know Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, before now. I doubt also if he knows me either. Since he is my state governor, it has become irresistible not to discuss him or his administration. Democracy has much higher ideals and …

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Restructuring: The way for the nation to go

Muhammadu Buhari the President of Nigeria...on restructuring of the nation

*No part of Nigeria is poor From Folu Olamiti One of the most debated issues in the Nigerian public space at the moment is the clamour for the political restructuring of the country. It has now become a singsong across the length and breadth of the country. But the debate …

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Super Eagles: Supermarket to trade Nigerian players

Gernot Rohr...it is the surprise element we need against Zambia

From Francis Achi Super Eagles of Nigeria is one of the very popular national teams in the world of football with high rating. The team get so much attention in the media all over the world in their build up to any game, be it a friendly or competitive one or and …

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Malami, EFCC, ICPC and the fight against corruption

Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN)...did Garba Shehu think or ask why he acted as he did?

From Godwin Onyeacholem Of all the vote-catching strategies laid out by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the lead up to the 2015 general elections, its promise to prosecute an all-out war against corruption was unquestionably the most compelling and believable. This is because its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, …

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Kwara PDP: A defining moment of truth

Kwara PDP

From Mohammed Akanbi Hatred is the rare drink that consumes whom imbibes it. In one of my earlier essays, I admonished those who play the game of politics not to be impolitic. There are so many political players who turn every serious political matter into political football. The past few …

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Constitutional amendment: National Assembly’s illegitimacies

National Assembly...constitutional amendment is illegal and anti-people

  *Many inconsistencies with people’s reality checks From Chidi Anselm Odinkalu Nigeria’s legislators have chosen to trifle with the serious business of constitutional change. Driven solely by opportunistic instincts fed by an absentee president and a disorganised ruling party and with no pretence to high principles, they have produced a …

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Fresh breath, Fresh hope for football officiating

Referees exercise, football is better for it

*Celebrating Top Five outstanding referees this season From Adewale Ajayi A lot has been said about the performance of Nigerian football referees since the 2016/2017 Nigeria professional football league season began. There have been allegations and counter allegations from journalists, club owners, fans and even the players. After every match …

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Great Ife: Whence Prof Elujoba, integrity personified

Prof. Anthony Adebolu Elujoba

*A saviour nailed to be crucified by sinners From Olaolu Olayeni In all struggles, students don’t and I repeat, they don’t support corrupt people. It was like that in my days as a student and it hasn’t changed. Therefore, when you see students, willingly agreeing to forgo all they need to …

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